Playful & pretty designer nails
Nailing It1 of 7
By Zoe Schaeffer
Your nails are a simple way to make a stylish statement this spring. With colorful collaborations between top designers and your favorite polish brands, fashion is at your fingertips.
Toon In2 of 7
Originally created for Meadham Kirchhoff's cartoon-like Spring 2012 show, these press-and-peel designs come in wide-eyed kittens, fuzzy bears, and playful hearts, all with a retro feel.
SHOP NOW: Nail Rock Meadham Kirchhoff SS12 Nail Wraps, $15
Bright Idea3 of 7
Available May 1, these limited-edition polishes from Nars and Thakoon are inspired by the designer's ornate floral spring prints in vibrant shades of pink, orange and more.
LEARN MORE: Thakoon for Nars
Scratch 'n' Sniff4 of 7
We love Betsey Johnson for her devil-may-care attitude and outrageously femme clothes. So it's fitting that the designer created a nail polish in neon pink infused with her newest fragrance, Too Too.
Getting Warmer5 of 7
With seven pretty shades that reflect designer Tracy Reese's feminine spring line, this collaboration offers a warm take on bold color. (On the runway, models wore the coral-red hue Temptation.)
SHOP NOW: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure for Tracy Reese, $8, available at drugstores nationwide
In Bloom6 of 7
The bold purple prints featured in Prabal Gurung's spring show are a cinch to replicate on nails, thanks to these peel-and-apply polish strips.
SHOP NOW: Prabal Gurung for Sally Hansen Salon Effects, $10, available at drugstores nationwide
Mousing Around7 of 7
She may not be a designer, but we like to think of the legendary Minnie Mouse as something of a style icon. OPI's soon-to-launch limited-edition range is created in honor of Mickey's better half and is a girly assortment of shimmery pinks and reds.
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